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History Resources

Welcome to the History Library Guide. This LibGuide is intended to support the coursework and research needs of students enrolled in a history course or program. 

Library of Congress Call Numbers

C, D, E, and F are the letters assigned by the LIbrary of Congress classification system for books and other resources in History. 

The following letters are assigned to specific Political Science subject areas.

  • Auxillary Sciences of History
  • World History and History of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, etc. 
  • E History of the Americas
  • F History of the Americas

Subject Guide - History

Helpful Databases

Library Catalog

The Library Catalog is an index to the library’s books and audiovisual materials. You may search the catalog from any computer with Internet access. The online card catalog can be searched in a variety of ways most notability by TITLE, AUTHOR, SUBJECT, and KEYWORD.

Reference Books (located in the library’s reference section)

The library carries an extensive collection of reference titles related to history. Please visit the reference section or consult with a librarian for more information. 

Career Information - Want to be a Historian?

Bureau of Labor Statistics - Occupational Outlook for Historians


General Online Resources

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Andrew Soliven
Andrew Soliven
Coordinator, Library Reference and Instruction